William Collins

November 16, 1934 - January 30, 2013

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William (Uncle Billy) Collins, formerly of New Hyde Park, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre.

Born Nov. 16, 1934, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Frank and Mildred Brasel Collins.

He was a businessman and proud owner of CNC Finishing, North Babylon, N.Y.

Surviving are the love of his life, Bette Truscott; brother, Kenneth Collins; nephews, Michael, Billy, Frank, Robert, Bobby, Frank, Kenny and John; nieces, Patricia, Cathy and Donna; great-nieces and great-nephews, Crystal, Bobby, Michael, Anna, Mathew, Kenny, Frankie, Amanda, Kelly, Joey, John, Melissa, Jessica, Beth, Brittney, Cassidy, Tiffany and Robert.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Collins and Frank Collins; sisters, Estelle Collins and Nan Collins.

Funeral services are being handled by Graziano Funeral Home Inc., Pittston Township.

Viewing hours will be held at the funeral home from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

For directions or to express your condolences to the Williams family, please visit grazianofuneralhome.com.